'Heaven Is For Real' Edges Out 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' for First Place Again on WednesdayApril 24, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real added another $1.87 million to its haul on Wednesday, representing a 23 percent drop from Tuesday and 49 percent from its opening Wednesday last week. The hit faith-based film has tallied $36.35 million domestically so far, 6 percent ahead of the 8-day total of Son of God.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped 20 percent from Tuesday to $1.77 million yesterday, also giving it a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The sequel's 20-day domestic total is $207.1 million, 19 percent ahead of where Thor: The Dark World stood at the same point.

Rio 2 earned $1.51 million yesterday, off 22 percent from Tuesday and 50 percent from Wednesday of last week. With $81.2 million in the bank so far, the animated sequel's 13-day gross is 7 percent behind the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Warner Bros. reports that Transcendence posted $0.76 million yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday. The sci-fi flick has taken in $13.68 million through 6 days, 26 percent less than 2011's Source Code in the same time frame.

Disneynature's Bears claimed $0.61 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent decline from is Earth Day boost on Tuesday. The flick's 6-day total is $6.97 million, or about 46 percent less than the 6-day start of 2012's Chimpanzee.

Last but not least, A Haunted House 2 slid 27 percent from Tuesday to bring in $0.45 million yesterday. Having taken in $10.58 million so far, the sequel is behind the pace of its 2013 predecessor by 49 percent.


Daily Domestic Gross Wed, Aug. 25 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 25 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$2,739,905-9%2,668273$1,027$115,658,9553Disney
2Runaway Bride$1,003,145-11%3,24028$310$116,523,3364Paramount
3Mickey Blue Eyes$1,002,299-14%2,573--$390$13,336,3851Warner Bros.
5The Thomas Crown Affair$726,035-14%2,4270$299$44,129,0113MGM
6Inspector Gadget$491,036-7%2,144-447$229$84,015,5315Disney
7Mystery Men$341,236-11%1,954-188$175$25,535,7433Universal
8American Pie$279,232-9%1,118-264$250$95,007,2517Universal
9The Haunting$159,372-12%1,587-652$100$87,263,7445DreamWorks